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Art21 Exclusive

Deeper into the Desert with Andrea Zittel

Art21 Exclusive

Deeper into the Desert with Andrea Zittel

“We’ve always tried to help artists find situations to make their work, where it can retain that quality of unknowableness.” —Andrea Zittel Today’s ART21 Exclusive features High Desert Test Sites, …

The Walker Curates the News: 01.26.15

The Walker Curates the News: 01.26.15

Antwerp-born painter Luc Tuymans has been convicted of copyright infringment for using photojournalist Katrijn Van Giel’s photo of rightwing Belgian politician Jean-Marie Dedecker as the basis for a painting. Van Giel …

Art21 Exclusive

Andrea Zittel’s Social Experiment

Art21 Exclusive

Andrea Zittel’s Social Experiment

Today’s ART21 Exclusive features Andrea Zittel’s Wagon Station Encampment—a collection of ”sleeping pods“ installed throughout her property in Joshua Tree, California.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

The U.S. State Department’s Art in Embassies program selects a new class of Medal of Arts recipients, Liz Magic Laser creates a fictional TED talk, and work by ART21-featured artists included in exhibitions throughout the world in this week’s roundup.

The Walker Curates the News: 01.19.15

The Walker Curates the News: 01.19.15

“Even for the Oscars—even for the Oscars—this is a really, really lot of white people,” writes NPR’s Linda Holmes of the newest slate of nominees (dubbed the “whitest Oscars since 1998“). …

Found Magic

Found Magic

A slideshow of found photographs on the theme of magic.

Three-dimensional Allegory: Lucia Love’s Reflecting Pool

Three-dimensional Allegory: Lucia Love’s Reflecting Pool

Lucia Love’s resistance to reality manifests in her solo exhibition at CUE Art Foundation.

Art21 Exclusive

Andrea Zittel’s Desert Designs

Art21 Exclusive

Andrea Zittel’s Desert Designs

“You could say that design has power because it actually touches people in a much more concrete way, but I think that art has more wiggle room and more flexibility.” …

The Walker Curates the News: 01.12.15

The Walker Curates the News: 01.12.15

While others at a recent New York rally chanted “Je suis Charlie,” Maus creator Art Spiegelman says he shouted, “Cartoonist lives matter!” Discussing the Charlie Hebdo tragedy and the power …

Writer-in-Residence

Ernst Fischer “18%”

Writer-in-Residence

Ernst Fischer “18%”

Brienne Walsh provides a preview of Ernst Fischer’s forthcoming exhibition at CUE Art Foundation.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Cindy Sherman has contributed a photograph from her Untitled Film Stills series to adorn a limited-edition porcelain tray designed exclusively for the Sundance Film Festival. Despite the fame of Sherman’s Untitled Film Stills, this …

Word is a Virus

Casting Spells over Los Angeles

Word is a Virus

Casting Spells over Los Angeles

Gurus, healers, psychics, and witches are common in Los Angeles—and their worlds often intersect with the world of artists.

Redefining Intention: Laurel Sparks and Ivan LOZANO

Redefining Intention: Laurel Sparks and Ivan LOZANO

Using the tools of magic, the artists Laurel Sparks and Ivan LOZANO take art’s potential for transformation to a new level.

Now Playing

Twenty-one Songs from Paolo Salvagione

Now Playing

Twenty-one Songs from Paolo Salvagione

In the studio of Paolo Salvagione, instrumental melodies inspire installations that delight the senses.

The Walker Curates the News: 01.05.15

The Walker Curates the News: 01.05.15

Artist Tania Bruguera was repeatedly detained by authorities in Havana last week. The Cuban national was planning a work, promoted as #YoTambienExijo (I Also Demand), in Revolution Square in which anyone could speak into an …